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Re: Unofficial GNU/Hurd release in connection to Debian/Wheezy?

Alle venerdì 5 ottobre 2012, Svante Signell ha scritto:
> On Fri, 2012-10-05 at 13:59 +0200, Pino Toscano wrote:
> > Alle venerdì 5 ottobre 2012, Svante Signell ha scritto:
> > > Follow-up questions:
> > > 1) What to do about the Debian bug #599789
> > > - upload an updated (rediffed) hurd.patch?
> > > - upload the .debian.tar.gz and the .dsc file?
> > > - do nothing?
> > 
> > or, even better:
> > - forward it upstream, which I did earlier, since you apparently
> > care more having things in debian-ports than having them fixed
> > properly upstream
> Good idea, maybe you might do that, you are the bug submitter.

... that's why above I wrote "which I did earlier".

> Regarding debian-ports I'm
> interested in what the percentage would be when all bugs having
> patches are applied, because the working packages triggers new build
> problems on depending ones. (however not for premake, which is a
> leaf package).

If we are in the main archive, debian-ports must not be used *at all*.
Having new libraries in debian-ports won't change a bit the percentage 
of packages built in the main archive.

> > Also, the patch in #599789 applies fine, when the end line is set
> > to CRLF (somehow it got converted while sending... wtf).
> I finally found that out. Why should one use CRLF nowadays?

Because it's what the patched sources were using.

Pino Toscano

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